[rt-users] More MySql troubles
rmcduffee at virsage.com
Fri Dec 29 10:37:32 EST 2000
Thanks for the idea.
I agree with your prognosis. However, your fix did not do it. Any other
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[mailto:rt-users-admin at lists.fsck.com]On Behalf Of Brandon S. Allbery
Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2000 4:34 PM
To: rmcduffee at virsage.com; rt-users at lists.fsck.com
Subject: Re: [rt-users] More MySql troubles
On Thursday, December 28, 2000 04:23:12 PM -0700, Robert McDuffee
<rmcduffee at virsage.com> wrote:
| I have done some more work on my connection issues and found that I cannot
| connect to the database (any of them) when logged in to the system as
| anyone other than root. Below is an example of the error I get when
| logging in as 'bob'.
| [bob at support1 bob]$ mysqladmin -u root status
| mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
| error: 'Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
| sock' (111)'
| Check that mysqld is running and that the socket:
| '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' ex
Sounds to me like /var/lib/mysql is only accessible by root. You should
probably chmod o+rx it.
brandon s. allbery [os/2][linux][solaris][japh] allbery at kf8nh.apk.net
system administrator [WAY too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering KF8NH
carnegie mellon university ["better check the oblivious first" -ke6sls]
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